Bucksport- Now safe in the arms of his Lord and Savior, Ralph E. Clement passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family after a long illness.
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Ralph was born in Bucksport, June 10, 1939, to Maynard and Laura Clement and a lifelong resident of Bucksport, class of 1957. He later met and married his devoted wife, Jean Chambers Clement, June 16, 1960, and together they raised their 5 children.
Ralph worked many different trades, with the majority of his years "Moving the Earth" for Wardwell and Lane Construction Company until his retirement. Faithful in everything he did, he loved his family, church family, the Awana youth program, operating heavy machinery, working in the woods, and helping others.
Ralph will be missed greatly by his wife Jean of 59 years, and their children Loretta (Bruce)Steele, Elsie (Chris) Goyette, both of Billerica, Massachusetts, Melissa (Robert) Stubbs, Marcus (Suzanne) Clement both of Bucksport, along with his 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and siblings Virginia, Bertha, Floyd, Norman, Ramona, and Rozina, and many nieces and nephews, and cousins. He is predeceased by his son Scott Clement, brother Edmund, and sister Winona.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 18th at 2PM at Bucksport Bible church, 16 Central Street, where Ralph was a long-time member. A time of fellowship and refreshment will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bucksport Christian School 16 Central Street Bucksport Maine. Arrangements are under the care of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services Bucksport. (mitchelltweedie-young.com)